What the sky looked like on August 31, 1956
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/31/1956, UK date format: 31/8/1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kent Nilsson and Tsai Ing-wen.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Black Tulip.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Which were the important events of August 31, 1956?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 1956?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?